Gottfried Keller
SEYMOUR-SMITH’S RECOMMENDED 
WORKS OF FICTION

Wyndham Lewis

Under "Seymour-Smith’s Finest Works of Fiction" we have listed the 50+ works that were given the highest rating (20 stars) in his book entitled Novels and Novelists, A Guide to the World of Fiction (1980).  This list includes those titles that are given a rating of 16-19 stars using the same rating scheme based on four criteria: Readability, Characterization, Plot, and Literary Merit. Each rating is shown in parentheses after the date of publication.

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Achebe, Chinua  Things Fall Apart. 1958 (17) 
Achebe, Chinua  No Longer at Ease. 1960 (16) 
Agee, James  A Death in the Family. 1957 (16) 
Agnon, S.Y.  Twenty-One Stories. 1970 (16) 
Aiken, Conrad  Blue Voyage. 1927 (16) 
Anderson, Sherwood  Winesburg, Ohio. 1919 (16) 
Asturias, Miguel  The President. 1946 (18) 
Asturias, Miguel  The Mulatta and Mr. Fly. 1960 (16) 
Austen, Jane  Mansfield Park. 1814 (19) 
Babel, Asaak  Collected Stories. 1957 (16) 
Bacchelli, Riccardo  The Mill on the Po. 1940 (17) 
Balzac, Honore  Old Goriot. 1835 (16) 
Balzac, Honore  Lost Illusions. 1843 (18) 
Bates, H.E.  Selected Stories. 1957 (17) 
Beckett, Samuel  Watt. 1953 (16) 
Beerbohm, Max  Seven Men. 1919 (16) 
Bellow, Saul  The Victim. 1947 (18) 
Bellow, Saul  Herzog. 1964 (17) 
Bennett, Arnold  The Old Wives’ Tale. 1908 (17) 
Bennett, Arnold  Clayhanger. 1910 (16) 
Bennett, Arnold  Riceyman Steps. 1923 (18) 
Boll, Heinrich  The Clown. 1963 (17) 
Boll, Heinrich  Group Portrait with Lady. 1971 (17) 
Borges, Jorge Luis  Labyrinths. 1962 (16) 
Bowen, Elizabeth  Look at All those Roses. 1941 (16) 
Bowen, Elizabeth  The Demon Lover. 1945 (16)
Bradbury, Ray  Fahrenheit 451. 1953 (16) 
Brink, Andre  Rumours of Rain. 1978 (16) 
Bronte, Charlotte  Jane Eyre. 1847 (16) 
Bronte, Charlotte  Shirley. 1849 (17) 
Bronte, Charlotte  Villette. 1852 (18) 
Broole, Jocelyn  Four Portraits. 1954 (16) 
Budrys, Algis  Who? 1958 (16) 
Bulgakov, Mikhail  The Heart of a Dog. 1925 (16) 
Bunin, Ivan  The Gentleman from San Francisco. 1916 (16) 
Bunin, Ivan  The Well of Days. 1923 (16) 
Bunyan, John  The Pilgrim’s Progress. 1684 (16) 
Bunyan, John  The Life and Death of Mr. Badman. 1680 (16) 
Butler, Samuel  The Way of All Flesh. 1903 (16) 
Cahan, Abraham  The Rise of David Levinsky. 1917 (16) 
Caldwell, Erskine  God’s Little Acre. 1933 (17) 
Caldwell, Erskine  The Complete Short Stories. 1953 (17) 
Callaghan, Morley  More Joy in Heaven. 1937 (16) 
Callaghan, Morley  A Fine and Private Place. 1975 (16) 
Callaghan, Morley  Stories. 1963 (16) 
Camus, Albert  The Outsider. 1942 (19) 
Camus, Albert  The Plague. 1947 (19) 
Camus, Albert  The Fall. 1956 (19) 
Carroll, Lewis  Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. 1865 (17) 
Carroll, Lewis Through the Looking Glass. 1871 (18) 
Cather, Willa  The Professor’s House. 1925 (18) 
Caute, David  The Decline of the West. 1966 (16) 
Cela, Camilo Jose  The Hive. 1951 (18) 
Cervantes, Saavedra  Exemplary Novels. 1613 (18) 
Chesterton, G.K.  The Man Who Was Thursday. 1908 (16) 
Chesterton, G.K.  The Father Brown Stories. 1929 (16) 
Chopin, Kate  The Awakening. 1899 (17) 
Cocteau, Jean  Children of the Game. 1925 (17) 
Colette, Sidonie-Gabrielle  Sido. 1929 (17) 
Collins, Wilkie  The Woman in White. 1860 (17) 
Collins, Wilkie  The Moonstone. 1868 (18) 
Compton-Burnett, Ivy  Brothers and Sisters. 1929 (18) 
Conrad, Joseph  Nostromo. 1904 (19) 
Conrad, Joseph  The Secret Agent. 1907 (18) 
Conrad, Joseph  Under Western Skies. 1911 (18) 
Cooper, William  Disquiet and Peace. 1956 (16) 
Couperus, Louis  Small Souls. 1914 (16) 
Couperus, Louis  Old People and the Things That Pass. 1906 (16) 
Crane, Stephen  The Complete Novels. 1952 (19) 
Crane, Stephen The Complete Short Stories. 1963 (19) 
Dagerman, Stig  The Games of Night. 1947 (17) 
Dagerman, Stig  A Burnt Child. 1948 (17) 
Daudet, Alphonse  Little Good-For-Nothing. 1885 (17) 
Daudet, Alphonse  Letters From My Mill. 1869 (18) 
Davies, Rhys  The Chosen One. 1967 (16) 
Dazai, Osamu  The Setting Sun. 1947 (18) 
Dazai, Osamu  No Longer Human. 1948 (18) 
DeLa Mare, Walter  Memoirs of a Midget. 1921 (16) 
DeLa Mare, Walter  The Collected Tales. 1950 (18) 
Dery, Tibor  Niki, the Story of a Dog. 1956 (16) 
Desai, Anita  Cry, the Peacock. 1963 (16) 
Desai, Anita  Bye-Bye, Blackbird. 1971 (17) 
Dickens, Charles  The Pickwick Papers. 1837 (16) 
Dickens, Charles  Bleak House. 1853 (17) 
Dickens, Charles  Great Expectations. 1861 (19) 
Diderot, Denis  The Nun. 1760 (19) 
Diderot, Denis  Rameau’s Nephew. 1761 (18) 
Dinesen, Isak  Last Tales. 1957 (16) 
Dos Passos, John  Manhatten Transfer. 1925 (18) 
Dos Passos, John  U.S.A. 1937 (18) 
Dreiser, Theodore  Sister Carrie. 1900 (19) 
Dreiser, Theodore  Jennie Gerhardt. 1911 (18) 
Duhamel, Georges  Salavin (5 vols). 1936 (18) 
Duhamel, Georges  The Pasquier Chronicles (10 vols). 1946 (17) 
Dumas, Alexandre  The Three Musketeers. 1844 (16) 
Edgeworth, Maria  Castle Rackrent. 1800 (16) 
Eliot, George  Daniel Deronda. 1876 (17) 
Ellison, Ralph  Invisible Man. 1952 (19) 
Evans, Caradoc  My People. 1915 (16) 
Evans, Caradoc  Capel Sion. 1916 (16) 
Evans, Caradoc  The Earth Gives All and Takes All. 1946 (17) 
Fallada, Hans  Little Man What Now? 1932 (16) 
Fallada, Hans  Who Once Eats Out of the Tin-Bowl. 1934 (18) 
Fallada, Hans  The Drinker. 1950 (19) 
Farrell, J. G.  The Siege of Krishnapur. 1973 (16) 
Farrell, J. T.  Studs Lonigan Trilogy. 1935 (19) 
Farrell, J. T.  New Year’s Eve/1929. 1967 (16) 
Faulkner, William  The Wild Palms. 1939 (19) 
Fielding, Henry  Joseph Andrews. 1742 (16) 
Fielding, Henry  Tom Jones. 1749 (19) 
Fitzgerald, F. Scott  The Great Gatsby. 1925 (19) 
Fitzgerald, F. Scott  Tender Is the Night. 1948 (19) 
Flaubert, Gustave  Madame Bovary. 1857 (19) 
Flaubert, Gustave  Bouvard and Pecuchet. 1881 (17) 
Fogazzaro, Antonio  The Little World of the Past. 1895 (18) 
Fontane, Theodor  Trials and Tribulations. 1888 (18) 
Fontane, Theodor  Beyond Recall. 1892 (18) 
Ford, Ford Madox  The Good Soldier. 1915 (19) 
Ford, Ford Madox  Parade’s End. 1924 (19) 
Ford, Ford Madox  When the Wicked Man. 1932 (16) 
Freeman, Mary E. Wilkins  A Humble Romance. 1887 (17) 
Fuentes, Carlos  Aura. 1962 (17) 
Fuentes, Carlos  The Death of Artemio Cruz. 1962 (18) 
Fuentes, Carlos  The Hydra Head. 1977 (16) 
Fuller, Henry Blake  The Cliff-Dwellers. 1893 (16) 
Garcia Marquez, Gabriel  No One Writes to the Colonel. 1961 (19) 
Gaskell, Elizabeth  Cranford. 1853 (17) 
Gaskell, Elizabeth  North and South. 1855 (16) 
Gaskell, Elizabeth  Wives and Daughters. 1866 (18) 
Gerhardie, William  Futility. 1922 (16) 
Gerhardie, William  Ressurection. 1934 (16) 
Gide, Andre  Two Symphonies. 1919 (18) 
Gide, Andre  The Vatican Cellars. 1914 (17) 
Gide, Andre  The Coiners. 1926 (19) 
Gissing, George  Born in Exile. 1892 (19) 
Gissing, George  The Odd Women. 1893 (18) 
Gissing, George  In the Year of the Jubilee. 1894 (16) 
Glasgow, Ellen  The Sheltered Life. 1932 (16) 
Godwin, William  Caleb Williams. 1794 (16) 
Goethe, Johann  Wilhelm Meister. 1829 (17) 
Goethe, Johann  Elective Affinities. 1809 (19) 
Gogol, Nicolai  The Overcoat. 1842 (18) 
Golding, William  Lord of the Flies. 1954 (18) 
Golding, William  The Spire. 1964 (17) 
Golding, William  The Pyramid. 1967 (17) 
Goldsmith, Oliver  The Vicar of Wakefield. 1766 (16) 
Goncharov, Ivan  A Common Story. 1847 (16) 
Gordon, Caroline  The Malefactors. 1956 (17) 
Gorki, Maxim  The Life of a Useless Man. 1917 (17) 
Gorki, Maxim  The Artamonov Business. 1925 (17) 
Graham, Winston  Ross Poldark. 1945 (16) 
Grass, Gunter  The Tin Drum. 1959 (17) 
Grass, Gunter  Dog Years. 1963 (19) 
Grass, Gunter  The Flounder. 1977 (18) 
Grau, Shirley Ann  The Condor Passes. 1971 (17) 
Graves, Robert        I, Claudius; Claudius the God. 1934 (18) 
Graves, Robert  Golden Fleece (Hercules My Shipmates). 
Graves, Robert  King Jesus. 1946 (17) 
Green, Henry  Party Going. 1939 (19) 
Green, Henry  Loving. 1945 (18) 
Green, Julian  Moira. 1950 (16) 
Greene, Graham  Brighton Rock. 1938 (16) 
Greene, Graham  The Power and the Glory. 1940 (19) 
Greene, Graham  The Heart of the Matter. 1958 (18) 
Grimmelshausen, Johann  Simplicissimus. 1669 (18) 
Guimaraes Rosa, Joao  The Devil to Pay in the Backlands. 1956 (16) 
Guimaraes Rosa, Joao  The Third Bank of the River. 1962 (16) 
Hammett, Dashiell  The Novels. 1966 (16) 
Hamsun, Knut  Hunger. 1890 (18) 
Hardy, Thomas  Tess of the D’Urbervilles. 1891 (19) 
Harris, Joel Chandler  Uncle Remus. 1880 (16) 
Harris, Joel Chandler  Nights with Uncle Remus. 1883 (16) 
Harris, Wilson  Black Marsden. 1972 (17) 
Harris, Wilson  Genesis of the Clowns. 1975 (16) 
Hartley, L.P.  Eustace and Hilda. 1947 (18) 
Hartley, L.P.  The Boat. 1950 (17) 
Hawthorne, Nathaniel  The Scarlet Letter. 1950 (17) 
Heller, Joseph  Catch-22. 1961 (17) 
Hemingway, Ernest  The Sun Also Rises. 1926 (19) 
Herbert, Frank  Dune. 1965 (17) 
Herbert, Frank  Dune Messiah. 1969 (17) 
Hesse, Hermann  Demian. 1919 (17) 
Hesse, Hermann  Steppenwolf. 1927 (17) 
Hesse, Hermann  The Glass Bead Game. 1943 (16) 
Hidayat, Sadiq  The Blind Owl. 1936 (17) 
Highsmith, Patricia  Strangers on a Train. 1950 (18) 
Highsmith, Patricia  The Talented Mr. Ripley. 1955 (19) 
Highsmith, Patricia  Ripley’s Game. 1974 (17) 
Hines, Barry  A Kestral for a Knave. 1968 (16) 
Household, Geoffrey  Rogue Male. 1939 (17) 
Howells, William Dean  The Rise of Silas Lapham. 1885 (16) 
Howells, William Dean  A Hazard of New Fortunes. 1890 (18) 
Hughes, Langston  The Best of Simple. 1961 (17) 
Hughes, Richard  A High Wind in Jamaica. 1929 (18) 
Hughes, Richard  In Hazard. 1938 (18) 
Hugo, Victor  Les Miserables. 1862 (18) 
Huxley, Aldous  Brave New World. 1932 (17) 
Ibuse, Masuji  No Consultation Today. 1949 (18) 
Ibuse, Masuji  Black Rain. 1969 (19) 
Irving, John  The World According to Garp. 1978 (18) 
Isherwood, Christopher The Memorial. 1932 (17) 
Jacobsen, Jens Peter  Niels Lyhne. 18880 (18) 
Jacobsen, Jens Peter  Mogens and Other Stories 1882 (18) 
James, Henry  The Golden Bowl. 1904 (17) 
James, Henry  Complete Tales 12 vols. 1965 (19) 
Jarrell, Randall  Pictures From an Institution. 1954 (16) 
Jewett, Sara Orne  The Country of the Pointed Firs. 1925 (19) 
Jhabvala, Ruth Prawer  Esmond in India. 1957 (18) 
Jokai, Mor  The Day of Wrath. 1850 (16) 
Jokai, Mor  Black Diamonds. 1870 (16) 
Jokai, Mor  Dr. Dumanany’s Wife. 1891 (17) 
Joyce, James  Dubliners. 1914 (17) 
Joyce, James  Ulysses. 1922 (19) 
Kafka, Franz  The Trial. 1925 (18) 
Katayev, Valentin  The Embezzlers. 1926 (17) 
Kawabata, Yasunari  Snow Country. 1947 (18) 
Kawabata, Yasunari  A Thousand Cranes. 1947 (17) 
Keller, Gottfried  Green Henry. 1880 (17) 
Keller, Gottfried  Keller, A Selection of His Tales. 1891 (16) 
Kipling, Rudyard  The Jungle Book. 1894 (18) 
Kipling, Rudyard  Limits and Renewals, Stories. 1932 (19) 
Knowles, John  A Separate Peace. 1959 (18) 
Koestler, Arthur  Darkness at Noon. 1940 (18) 
La Fayette, Marie Comtesse  The Princess of Cleves. 1678 (17) 
Lampedusa, Guiseppe  The Leopard 
Lardner, Ring  The Love Nest and Other Stories. 1926 (17) 
Lardner, Ring  Collected Short Stories. 1941 (17) 
Lawrence, D.H.  Sons and Lovers. 1913 (18) 
Lawrence, D.H.  Complete Short Stories. 1955 (17) 
Le Carre, John  The Spy Who Came in from the Cold. 1963 (16) 
Le Carre, John  The Honourable Schoolboy. 1977 (16) 
Le Fanu, Sheridan  In a Glass Darkly. 1872 (16) 
Leskov, Nikolai  The tales of Leskov. 1944 (18) 
Leskov, Nikolai  Selected Tales. 1962 (18) 
Lessing, Doris  The Grass is Singing. 1950 (16) 
Levin, Ira  Rosemary’s Baby. 1967 (18) 
Lewis, Sinclair  Elmer Gantry. 1927 (16) 
Lewis, Wyndham  Tarr. 1918 (16) 
Lewis, Wyndham  Self-Condemned. 1954 (18) 
Lewis, Wyndham  The Human Age, 3 vols. 1955 (19) 
London, John  John Barleycorn. 1913 (16) 
Lurie, Alison  Love and Friendship. 1962 (18) 
Lurie, Alison  The War Between the Tates. 1974 (17) 
Lurie, Alison  Only Children. 1979 11979 (17) 
Lytle, Andrew  The Velvet Horn. 1954 (17) 
Macaulay, Rose  The Towers of Trebizond. 1956 (18) 
McCullers, Carson  The Heart is a Lonely Hunter. 1940 (18) 
McCullers, Carson  The Ballad of the Sad Café. 1951 (16) 
Mac Donald, George  Phantastes and Lilith. 1895 (18) 
MacDonald, George  GM, An Anthology. 1946 (17) 
MacDonald, Ross  The Drowning Pool. 1950 (16) 
MacDonald, Ross  Sleeping Beauty. 1973 (17) 
Machado de Assis, Joaquin  The Heritage of Quincas Borba. 1891 (19) 
Machado de Assis, Joaquin  Esau and Jacob. 1904 (18) 
Machado de Assis, Joaquin  The Psychiatrist and Other Stories. 1911 (19) 
MacInnes, Colin  Visions of London (The London Novels.) 1969 (16) 
MacInnes, Colin  All Day Saturday. 1966 (18) 
McKay, Claude  Banana Bottom. 1933 (17) 
MacKenzie, Compton  Sinister Street. 1914 (16) 
MacKenzie, Compton  Guy and Pauline (Plasher’s Mead), 1915 (17) 
MacLennan, Hugh  Barometer Rising. 1941 (16) 
MacLennan, Hugh  The Watch That Ends the Night. 1959 (18) 
MacLennan, Hugh  Return of the Sphinx. 1967 (16) 
Mailer, Norman  An American Dream. 1965 (18) 
Mailer, Norman  Why Are We in Vietnam? 1967 (17) 
Mais, Roger  The Three Novels. 1966 (16) 
Malamud, Bernard  The Assistant. 1957 (17) 
Malamud, Bernard  Dubin’s Lives. 1979 (18) 
Malraux, Andre  Man’s Estate. 1933 (16) 
Malraux, Andre  Days of Hope. 1937 (19) 
Mann, Heinrich  The Little Town. 1909 (17) 
Mann, Heinrich  King Wren and Henry: King of France. 1935 (17) 
Mann, Thomas  Buddenbrooks. 1901 (19) 
Mann, Thomas  The Magic Mountain. 1924 (17) 
Mann, Thomas  Doctor Faustus. 1947 (17) 
Manning, Olivia  The Play Room. 1969 (18) 
Manning, Olivia  The Rain Forest. 1974 (18) 
Marryat, Frederick  Mr. Midshipman Easy. 1836 (18) 
Martin Du Gard  Jean Barois. 1913 (17) 
Martin Du Gard  Les Thibault. 1940 (18) 
Mason, A.E.W.  Clemintina. 1901 (17) 
Mason, A.E.W.  The Four Feathers. 1902 (17) 
Maugham, W. Somerset  Of Human Bondage. 1915 (18) 
Maugham, W. Somerset  Cakes and Ale. 1930 (16) 
Maupassant, Guy de  Works. 1929 (18) 
Mauriac, Francois  Therese Desqueyroux. 1927 (19) 
Mauriac, Francois  The Little Misery. 1951 (18) 
Melville, Herman  Moby-Dick. 1851 (16) 
Melville, Herman  Billy Budd. 1924 (19) 
Meredith, George  Evan Harrington. 1861 (16) 
Meredith, George  Diana of the Crossways. 1885 (17) 
Meredith, George  The Amazing Marriage. 1895 (18) 
Merimee, Prosper  The Abbe Aubin Stories. 1903 (18) 
Merimee, Prosper  Carmen, Colomba, Selected Stories. 1963 (18) 
Middleton, Stanley  Brazen Prison. 1971 (16) 
Miller, Henry  Tropic of Cancer. 1934 (16) 
Miller, Henry  Tropic of Capricon. 1939 (16) 
Mishima, Yukio  Confessions of a Mask. 1949 (17) 
Mishima, Yukio  Thirst for Love. 1950 (16) 
Montherlant, Henri de  The Dream. 1922 (16) 
Montherlant, Henri de  The Bullfighters. 1926 (16) 
Montherlant, Henri de  The Boys. 1965 (19) 
Moore, Brian  The Luck of Ginger Coffey. 1960 (17) 
Moore, Brian  The Mangan Inheritance. 1979 (16) 
Moore, George  Esther Waters. 1894 (19) 
Moore, George  The Brook Kerith. 1916 (17) 
Moore, George  Heloise and Abelard. 1921 (16) 
Moravia,  Alberto  The Woman of Rome. 1947 (17) 
Moravia, Alberto  The Conformist. 1952 (19) 
Moravia, Alberto  Roman Tales. 1954 (19) 
Mortimer, John  Charade. 1947 (16) 
Multatuli, R. H.  Max Havelaar. 1860 (18) 
Murasaki, Lady  Tale of Genji. c. 1010 (18) 
Murdoch, Iris  The Bell. 1958 (19) 
Musil, Robert  The Man Without Qualities. 1943 (18) 
Musil, Robert  Tonka and Other Stories. 1965 (19) 
Naipaul, V. S.  The Mystic Masseur. 1957 (19) 
Naipaul, V. S.  A House for Mr. Biswas. 1961 (18) 
Nemerov, Howard  Stories, Fables and Other Diversions. 1971 (16) 
Newby, P. H.  Journey to the Interior. 1946 (16) 
Newby, P. H.  Mariner Dances. 1948 (16) 
Ngugi, James  A Grain of Wheat. 1967 (17) 
Ngugi, James  Secret Lives. 1974 (17) 
Norris, Frank  McTeague. 1899 (17) 
Norris, Frank  Vandover and the Brute. 1914 (18) 
O’Brien, Edna  The Love Object. 1968 (17) 
O’Brien, Edna  A Scandalous Woman. 1974 (18) 
O’Connor, Flannery  The Complete Stories. 1971 (18) 
O’Connor, Frank  Stories. 1953 (17) 
O’Hara, John  Ourselves to Know. 1960 (17) 
Oliphant, Margaret  Miss Marjoribanks1866 (18) 
Oliphant, Margaret  Hester. 1883 (17) 
Onetti, Juan  The Shipyard. 961 (19) 
Orwell, George  Burmese Days. 1935 (16) 
Orwell, George  1984. 1949 (19) 
Pasternak, Boris  Childhood. 1941 (17) 
Pavese, Cesare  The Harvesters. 1941 (18) 
Peacock, Thomas Love  Gryll Grange. 1861 (17) 
Perez Galdos, Benito  Lady Perfecta. 1876 (19) 
Perez Galdos, Benito  Fortunata and Jacinta. 1887 (19) 
Perez Galdos, Benito  Miau. 1888 (19) 
Pirandello, Luigi  The Old and the Young. 1913 (17) 
Pirandello, Luigi  One, None and a Hundred Thousand. 1926 (17) 
Pisemsky, Aleksy  A Thousand Souls. 1858 (19) 
Plomer, William  Museum Pieces. 1952 (17) 
Poe, Edgar Allan  Complete Works. 1902 (17) 
Porter, Katherine Anne  The Collected Stories. 1967 (19) 
Powell, Anthony  From a View to Death. 1933 (18) 
Powell, Anthony  What’s Become of Waring? 1939 (19) 
Powys, John Cowper  Weymouth Sands1936 (16) 
Pratolini, Vasco  A Tale of Poor Lovers. 1947 (16) 
Prevost, L’Abbe  Manon Lescaut. 1731 (19) 
Priestley, J. B.  The Good Companions. 1929 (16) 
Pritchett, V.S.  Collected Stories. 1956 (18) 
Purdy, James  The Nephew. 1960 (19) 
Pym, Barbara  Less Than Angels. 1955 (17) 
Pynchon, Thomas  V. 1963 (16) 
Queiros, Jose Maria de Eca  The Sin of Father Amaro. 1876 (18) 
Queiros, Jose Maria de Eca  Cousin Basilio. 1878 (19) 
Quiller-Couch, Arthur  The Ship of Stars. 1899. (16) 
Raabe, Wilhelm  Abu Telfan. 1868 (16) 
Rabelais, Francois  Gargantua and Patagruel. 1552 (16) 
Ramuz, Charles-Ferdinand  When the Mountain Fell. 1935 (19) 
Ransome, Arthur  Swallows and Amazons. 1930 (17) 
Ransome, Arthur  Secret Water. 1939 (17) 
Rao, Raja  Kanthapura. 1938 (19) 
Rao, Raja  The Cat and Shakespeare. 1965 (16) 
Raphael, Frederick  Lindmann. 1963 (16) 
Read, Piers Paul  The Junkers. 1968 (19) 
Remizov, Alexey  On a Field Azure. 1927 (19) 
Remizov, Alexey  The Fifth Pestilence. 1927 (19) 
Reymont, W.S.  The Comedienne. 1896 (18) 
Reymont, W.S.  The Promised Land. 1899 (17) 
Reymont, W.S.  The Peasants. 1909 (19) 
Rhys, Jean  The Left Bank and Other Stories. 1927 (17) 
Rhys, Jean  Voyage in the Dark. 1934 (10) 
Rhys, Jean  Tigers are Better Looking. 1974 (18) 
Richardson, Henry Handel  Maurice Guest. 1908 (18) 
Richardson, Henry Handel  The End of a Childhood. 1934 (18) 
Richter, Conrad  The Light in the Forest. 1953 (17) 
Roberts, Elizabeth Madox  My Heart and My Flesh. 1927 (17) 
Roberts, Elizabeth Madox  Black Is My True Love’s Hair. 1938 (17) 
Romains, Jules  The Body’s Rapture. 1929 (16) 
Romains, Jules  Men of Good Will. 1947 (17) 
Roth, Joseph  Job. 1930 (19) 
Roth, Joseph  Radetzskymarch. 1932 (19) 
Roy, Gabrielle  The Tin Flute. 1945 (16) 
Roy, Gabrielle  The Cashier. 1954 (17) 
Saki  The Unbearable Bassington. 1912 (18) 
Saki  The Complete Short Stories. 1930 (18) 
Saki  The Bodley Head Saki. 1963 (18) 
Salinger, J. D.  The Catcher in the Rye. 1951 (17) 
Salinger, J. D.  Nine Stories. 1953 (19) 
Saltykov-Schedrin, Mikhail  The Golovlev Family. 1876 (19) 
Saltykov-Schedrin, Mikhail  Fables. 1885 (16) 
Sandel, Cora  Alberte and Freedom. 1931 (16) 
Sandel, Cora  Krane’s Café. 1945 (16) 
Sandemose, Axel  The Werewolf. 1958 (18) 
Santayana, George  The Last Puritan. 1935 (18) 
Sargeson, Frank  Collected Stories. 1974 (17) 
Sargeson, Frank  Joy of the Worm. 1969 (19) 
Sarraute, Nathalie  Tropisms and The Age of Suspicion. 1956 (18)
Sarraute, Nathalie  Portrait of a Man Unknown. 1974 (17) 
Sarraute, Nathalie  The Golden Fruits. 1964 (18) 
Sartre, Jean-Paul  The Roads to Liberty. 1950 (19) 
Schendel, Arthur van  Grey Birds. 1937 (16) 
Scholem Aleichem  Stories and Satires. 1959 (16) 
Schorer, Mark  The Hermit Place. 1941 (17) 
Schulberg, Budd  The Harder They Fall. 1947 (16) 
Schwartz, Delmore  In Dreams Begin Responsibilities. 1938 (17)
Schwartz, Delmore  The World is a Wedding. 1948 (17) 
Scott, Paul  The Chinese Love Pavilion. 1960 (16) 
Seghers, Anna  The Seventh Cross. 1941 (17) 
Selby, Hubert  Last Exit to Brooklyn. 1964 (16) 
Selby, Hubert  The Room. 1971 (16) 
Shiga, Naoya  Stories. 1961 (19) 
Sholokhov, Mikhail  And Quiet Flows the Don. 1933 (17) 
Sholokhov, Mikhail  Virgin Soil Upturned. 1933 (17) 
Sienkiewicz, Henryk  In Vain. 1872 (17) 
Sienkiewicz, Henryk  Without Dogma. 1891 (18) 
Sienkiewicz, Henryk  Quo Vadis? 1896 (16) 
Silanpaa, Franz Emil  Meek Heritage. 1919 (17) 
Silanpaa, Franz Emil  Fallen Asleep While Young. (Maid Silja) 1931 (18)
Silanpaa, Franz Emil  People in the Summer Night. 1934 (16) 
Sillitoe, Alan  The Ragman’s Daughter. 1963 (17) 
Simenon, Georges  The Simenon Omnibuses. (18) 
Simon, Claude  The Palace. 1962 (16) 
Sinclair, Jo  Wasteland. 1946 (17) 
Sitwell, Osbert  Before the Bombardment. 1926 (17) 
Smith, Charlotte  The Old Manor House. 1793 (16) 
Smollett, Tobias  Humphrey Clinker. 1771 (17) 
Sologub, Feodor  The Little Demon. 1907 (19) 
Sologub, Feodor  The Created Legend. 1908 (18) 
Solzhenitsyn, Alexander  One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich. 1961 (19)
Solzhenitsyn, Alexander  Cancer Ward. 1968 (18) 
Somerville and Ross  The Real Charlotte. 1894 (16) 
Soseki, Natsume  Young Master. 1906 (18) 
Soseki, Natsume  The Heart. 1914 (19) 
Soseki, Natsume  Star on the Wayside. 1916 (19) 
Spencer, Elizabeth  The Voice at the Back Door. 1956 (17) 
Spencer, Elizabeth  The Snare. 1972 (16) 
Stapledon, Olaf  Sirius. 1944 (16) 
Stead, Christina  Dark Places of the Heart. 1966 (18) 
Stead, Christina  The Little Hotel. 1974 (16) 
Stein, Gertrude  Three Lives. 1909 (19) 
Steinbeck, John  Of Mice and Men. 1937 (17) 
Steinbeck, John  Grapes of Wrath. 1939 (19) 
Stendahl  The Red and the Black. 1830 (19) 
Stendahl  The Charterhouse of Parma. 1839 (18) 
Sterne, Lawrence  Tristam Shandy. 1767 (16) 
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